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Advisories/Warnings/Notices (Canadian)

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/medeff/advisories-avis/index_e.html

National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities
http://www.napra.org

Antibiotics and Infectious Diseases

CAN-R Canadian Antimicrobial Resistance Alliance (requires free registration)
http://www.can-r.ca/index.php

Infectious Disease Society of America
http://idsociety.org/

Johns Hopkins Antibiotic Guide (requires free registration; search by diagnosis,pathogen,antibiotic, includes some vaccines)
http://hopkins-abxguide.org

Antimicrobial Reference: Do Bugs Need Drugs? (Capital Health)
http://www.dobugsneeddrugs.org/healthcare/antimicrobial/Antimicrobial_ref.pdf

Empiric Therapy of Selected Infections in Neonatal/Pediatric Population: pg.75 - 133
Empiric Therapy of Selected Infections in Adult Patients: pg. 134 - 234
Empiric Therapy of Fungal Infections: pg. 246 - 250
Empiric Therapy of Parisitic Infections: pg. 256
Commensal & Pathogenic Organisms for Specific Body Sites: pg. 333 - 337

American Family Physician: Acute URTI
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20060915/956.pdf

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention): Guidelines for Preventing Opportunistic Infections Among Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/rr/rr4910.pdf (pdf link from www.idsociety.org) OR http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr4910a1.htm

Anxiety

Canadian Psychiatric Association (Canadian Journal of Psychiatry): Management of Anxiety Disorders, Guidelines July 2006 (Panic Disorder +/- Agoraphobia,Specific Phobia,Social Anxiety Disorder,OCD,Generalized Anxiety Disorder,Posttraumatic Stress Disorder,Special populations)
http://publications.cpa-apc.org/browse/documents/213&xwm=true

Associations/Organizations/Colleges etc.

Ontario College of Pharmacists
http://www.ocpinfo.com

Drug Information Research Centre (Ontario)
http://www.dirc-canada.org/ (requires subscription)

Ottawa Valley Regional Drug Information Service (Ottawa Hospital)
http://www.asksam.com/ovrdis/english.htm

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
http://www.cpso.on.ca

Ontario Pharmacists' Association
http://www.opatoday.com (may link to Pharmacist's Letter & Detail Documents with membership)

Medical Letter
http://medicalletter.org/institutions/OPA/ (requires OPA earlybird subscription with login)

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (Ontario)
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/

Canadian Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting Form
Health Product:
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/alt_formats/hpfb-dgpsa/pdf/medeff/ar-ei_form_e.pdf
Medical Devices: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/alt_formats/hpfb-dgpsa/pdf/compli-conform/rep_md_prob-rap_inc_im_e.pdf
Immunization/Vaccine: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/im/pdf/hc4229e.pdf
Clinical Trials: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/alt_formats/hpfb-dgpsa/pdf/prodpharma/ctadr_dceim_e.pdf

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/medeff/report-declaration/form/index_e.html

Canadian Adverse Reaction Newsletter
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hpfb-dgpsa/tpd-dpt/index_adverse_newsletter_e.html

Canadian Adverse Reaction Reporting
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hpfb-dgpsa/tpd-dpt/index_adverse_report_e.html

Health Canada Adverse Recation Database
http://cpe0013211b4c6d-cm00140492cd5e.cpe.net.cable.rogers.com/CADRMP/

Canada's Adverse Drug Reaction Database (CBC.ca)
http://www.cbc.ca/news/adr/database/database.jsp

NAPRA Candian Drug Schedules
http://www.napra.org/sortdrug.asp

Canadian Pharmacsists Association
http://www.pharmacists.ca/

Ontario Hospital Association
http://oha.com/

Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists
http://www.cshp.ca/

CSHP Ontario Branch: http://www.cshpontario.ca/

Canadian Health Network (sponsored by Health Canada)
http://canadian-health-network.ca/

RxFiles: Objective Comparisons of Optimal Drug Therapy, Charts (Saskatchewan)
http://www.rxfiles.ca

RPhWorld.com
http://www.rphworld.com

Institute for Safe Medication Practices in Canada
http://www.ismp-canada.org/

U.S. Food & Drug Administration
http://www.fda.gov

Asthma Guidelines

Canadian Consensus Asthma Guidelines
http://asthmaguidelines.com/

NIH Asthma Guidelines (2007)
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/asthma/asthgdln.pdf

GINA Asthma Guidelines (2007)
http://www.ginasthma.com/Guidelineitem.asp??l1=2&l2=1&intId=60

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Comparison of ADHD Medications (Pharmacist's Letter detail document #220416 - require subscription)
http://www.opatoday OR http:www.pharmacistsletter.com OR http://www.pletter.com (1st/2nd/3rd line agents,strengths/dosage forms,duration of action,initial and titration dose,max. daily dose for child <40kg,max. daily dose for adolescent/adult)

Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance
http://www.caddra.ca

Treatment for Children up to 40 kg: http://www.caddra.ca/english/pdfs/Chapter_1_Section2.pdf
Treatment for Adolescents 40-70 kg or Adults <70kg: http://www.caddra.ca/english/pdfs/Chapter_3_Section2.pdf
Treatment for Adults >70 kg: http://www.caddra.ca/english/pdfs/Chapter_7_Section2.pdf

American Academy of Pediatrics
http://www.aap.org/policy/s0120.html#table1

Bacterial Endocarditis Prophylaxis (dental procedures, other procedures, regimens, associated cardiac conditions)

American Heart Association
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=11086

American Family Physician
http://www.aafp.org/afp/980201ap/taubert.html

Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

Canadian Family Physician:
http://www.cfpc.ca/cfp/2006/Sep/_pdf/vol52-sep-clinical-therapeutics.pdf

Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

benzo.org.uk
http://benzo.org.uk/manual/index.htm

CPJ
http://www.pharmacists.ca/content/cpjpdfs/nov_dec05/ClinicalLetter-Benzodiazepine.pdf

Bipolar

Canadian Psychiatric Association: Guidelines for the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder, 1997
http://ww1.cpa-apc.org:8080/publications/archives/pdf/1997/aug/supp/sup-2-08-97.html

CANMAT Guidelines for the management of patients with bipolar disorder, June 2005
http://www.canmat.org/resources/PDF/Bipolar_Guidelines.pdf

CANMAT Guidelines for the management of patients with bipolar disorder, update 2007
http://www.canmat.org/resources/PDF/Bipolar_Guidelines_update_2006.pdf

Breast Cancer

CCO: Breast Cancer Practice Guidelines
http://www.cancercare.on.ca/english/toolbox/qualityguidelines/diseasesite/breast-ebs/

Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Care & Treatment
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/content/full/158/3/DC1

Public Health Agency of Canada
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ccdpc-cpcmc/bc-cds/guide_e.html

The Oncologist: Adjuvant Hormonal Therapy in Peri- and Postmenopausal Breast Cancer
http://theoncologist.alphamedpress.org/cgi/reprint/11/7/718

Bronchitis

PharmacyTimes
https://secure.pharmacytimes.com/lessons/200503-01.asp

Calculators

Medical Calculators:
http://www.globalrph.com/calculators.htm

Body Mass Index
Health Canada: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hpfb-dgpsa/onpp-bppn/bmi_chart_java_e.html
HealthyOntario: http://www.healthyontario.com/english/health_tools/calc_bmi.asp?text_id=251
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institue: http://www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi/bmicalc.htm
MayoClinic.com: http://www.mayoclinic.com/programsandtools/index.cfm
Medcalc.com: http://www.medcalc.com/body.html

Body Surface Area
Medcalc.com: http://www.medcalc.com/body.html
Halls.md: http://www.halls.md/body-surface-area/bsa.htm

Corticosteroid Conversion
http://www.globalrph.com/corticocalc.htm
(online calculator)
http://www.medcalc.com/steroid.html (online calculator)
http://www.vhpharmsci.com/VHFormulary/Tools/Systemic-corticosteroid-comparison.htm (table)
http://www.mc.uky.edu/pharmacy/dic/formtools/Glucocorticoid.htm (table)
http://www.pharmacists.ca/content/cpjpdfs/julaug05/ClinicalReview-July-August-Corticosteroids.pdf (pg.3,Table 2)

Cardiovascular Disease Risk
St. Michaels Hospital: http://www.stmichaelshospital.com/content/programs/cardiac/risk_assess/assess_your_risk_tool.asp
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (professional): http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/atpiii/calculator.asp?usertype=prof
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (public): http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/atpiii/calculator.asp?usertype=pub
MayoClinic.com: http://www.mayoclinic.com/programsandtools/index.cfm

Diabetes Risk (HealthyOntario.com)
http://www.healthyontario.com/Health_Tools/Diabetes_Risk_Calculator.htm

Fentanyl Patch Dose Conversion
http://www.globalrph.com/fentconv.htm

Weight to Lose
HealthyOntario: http://www.healthyontario.com/Health_Tools/Weight_to_Lose.htm

Iron Dextran Dose
http://www.globalrph.com/irondextran.htm

Narcotic Dose Conversion
http://www.globalrph.com/narcoticonv.htm

IV To PO Conversion of Selected (Anti-infectives) Medications (Table)
http://www.uspharmacist.com/oldformat.asp?url=newlook/files/Feat/ACF3023.cfm&pub_id=8&article_id=151

Antimicrobial Reference: Do Bugs Need Drugs? (Capital Health)
http://www.dobugsneeddrugs.org/healthcare/antimicrobial/Antimicrobial_ref.pdf (pg.68)

Cancer

Care in Ontario (Drug Formulary:Drug Monographs for healthcare professionals, Drug Info for Patients, Chemo Regimens by Disease Site, Symptom Control Regimens, Practice Guidelines)
http://www.cancercare.on.ca

Cancer Drugs & Criteria/Indications Covered by New Drug Funding Program (NDFP)
http://www.cancercare.on.ca/english/toolbox/drugs/ndfp/eligforms/

Drug Monographs: http://www.cancercare.on.ca/english/toolbox/drugs/drugformulary/cancerdrugs/
Drug Information for Patients (e.g., med info sheets etc.): http://www.cancercare.on.ca/english/toolbox/drugs/patientdruginfo/
Chemotherapy Regimens by Disease Site: http://www.cancercare.on.ca/english/toolbox/drugs/ndfp/eligforms/
Breast Cancer Regimens: http://www.cancercare.on.ca/english/toolbox/drugs/drugformulary/drugregimens/breastreg/
Symptom Control Regimens: http://www.cancercare.on.ca/english/toolbox/drugs/patientdruginfo/symptomcontrol/
Practice Guidelines: http://cancercare.on.ca/index_practiceGuidelinesandEvidencesummaries.htm
Calculation of Body Surface Area (BSA): http://www.cancercare.on.ca/english/toolbox/drugs/drugformulary/addinfo/bodysurface/
Calculation of Estimated Creatinine Clearance: http://www.cancercare.on.ca/english/toolbox/drugs/drugformulary/addinfo/calestclear/
CED-CCO Subcommittee Reports: http://www.cancercare.on.ca/english/toolbox/qualityguidelines/other-reports/evaldrug-rep/
PEBC Guidelines by Disease Site (Evidence-based Practice Guidelines): http://www.cancercare.on.ca/english/toolbox/qualityguidelines/diseasesite/
Common Abbreviations: http://www.cancercare.on.ca/english/toolbox/drugs/drugformulary/addinfo/abbrv/

B.C. Cancer Agency (includes clinical practice guidelines)
http://www.bccancer.bc.ca

Canadian Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.ca/

American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/

Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
http://jco.ascopubs.org/

ASCO Clinical Guidelines/Special Articles: http://jco.ascopubs.org/misc/specialarticles.shtml

U.S. National Comprehensive Cancer Network
http://www.nccn.org/

U.S. National Cancer Institute
http://cancernet.nci.nih.gov/

OncoLink (Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania)
http://www.oncolink.upenn.edu/

G-CSF (Neupogen)
JCO (ASCO) 2006 Update on Recommendations for the Use of Blood Cell Growth Factors (e.g., Neupogen): http://jco.ascopubs.org/cgi/reprint/24/19/3187
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Myeloid Growth Factors Practice Guideline: http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/PDF/myeloid_growth.pdf
Role of Colony-Stimulating Factor in Patients Receiving Myelosuppressive Chemotherapy (Practice Guideline #12-2, 2003: http://www.cancercare.on.ca/pdf/pebc12-2s.pdf
Dosage Modification for Myelosuppression: http://www.cancercare.on.ca/index_drugFormularyappendix6.htm
Adjuvant Taxane in Breast Cancer (Practice Guideline #1-7, 2007): http://www.cancercare.on.ca/pdf/pebc1-7s.pdf
Use of Chemotherapy & Growth Factors in Older Patients with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (Practice Guideline #6-7s, 2003): http://www.cancercare.on.ca/pdf/pebc6-7s.pdf

Breast Cancer
NCI: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/breast/HealthProfessional/page4
CCO: http://www.cancercare.on.ca/english/toolbox/qualityguidelines/diseasesite/breast-ebs/

Colorectal Cancer
NCI: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/colon/healthprofessional
ASC (includes comparison of the AJCC/TNM vs. Dukes vs. Astler-Coller staging systems): http://www.cancer.org/docroot/CRI/content/CRI_2_4_3X_How_is_colon_and_rectum_cancer_staged.asp

Chemical Information

U.S. National Library of Medicine Database: ChemIDplus (Chemical Identification: chemical structure, names/synonyms, classification, molecular formula, notes)
http://chem.sis.nlm.nih.gov/chemidplus/chemidlite.jsp

DrugBank
http://redpoll.pharmacy.ualberta.ca/drugbank/

Chron's Disease

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20030815/707.pdf

Clinical Trials

ClinicalTrials.gov Registry (search by condition, drug, sponsor, location)
http://clinicaltrials.gov/

Drugs Currently in Clinical Research
http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/drugs/drugdirectories.

Clinical Trials Acronyms
http://www.clinicaltrialacronyms.com

Continuing Education

rxBriefCase.com
http://www.rxbriefcase.com/

Apotex
http://www.apotex.ca/en/ProfessionalAffairs/PracticeTools/PharmacyPracticeCE.htm

Novopharm
http://www.novopharm.com/prof_devp_a_e.asp?id=25

College of Pharmacists of British Columbia
http://www.bcpharmacists.org/links/#Continuing%20Pharmacy

Powerpak (online CE)
http://www.powerpak.com/

Ratiopharm Online Learning Centre
http://lc.ratiopharm.ca/lc/index.asp

Pharmacy Times
http://pharmacytimes.com/ceList.cfm

U.S. Pharmacist
http://uspharmacist.com/index.asp?show=ce

Compounding

Sick Kids Hospital
http://www.sickkids.ca/pharmacy/section.asp?s=Manufacturing&sID=7232

PharmInfo Tech: Database of Oral Liquid Formulations
http://pharminfotech.co.nz/manual/Formulation/mixtures/index.htm

Conjunctivitis

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://www.aafp.org/afp/980215ap/morrow.html

Conversion (Conventional Units, SI Units)

Table (Measure Equivalents, Metric Conversion Factors)
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/Bulletins/measurement_equivalents.html

GlobalRph.com (eg.blood glucose, cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides)
http://www.globalrph.com/conv_si.htm

University of North Carolina (eg. blood glucose, cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides)
http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/scales/clinical_data.html

COPD

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20071015/1141.html

Depression

Canadian Psychiatric Association (Canadian Journal of Psychiatry): Clinical Guidelines for the Treatment of Depressive Disorders (incl. washout recommendations 2001 - Section IV. pg. 15 of 21)
http://ww1.cpa-apc.org:8080/Publications/Clinical_Guidelines/depression/clinicalGuidelinesDepression.asp

Withdrawal Reactions & Tapering
http://www.pharmacygateway.ca (Pharmacy Practice Apr 2000 publication)

Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome:Syndrome,Half-lives,Taper Rates(Nardil,Prozac,Paxil,Effexor,Wellbutrin)
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20060801/449.pdf
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20060801/457ph.html (Patient Handout)

Diabetes: Blood Glucose Meters
Accu-Chek Customer Care: 1-800-363-7949, Monday through Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. (ET).
Ascensia Diabetes Helpline: 1-800-268-7200, 9 a.m. to 9.pm., EST, seven days a week.
LifeScan/One Touch Customer Care Line: 800 663-5521, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET (6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. PT) Mon. to Fri.

FreeStyle/Mini/Prescision Xtra Customer Service: 1-888-519-6890, 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Roche:

Accu-Chek Compact:
Accu-Chek Compact User Manual

Accu-Chek Compact Training Sheet
Accu-Chek Compact Test Strip (online manual no longer available)
Softclix Lancing Device User Manual

Accu-Chek Compact FAQs

Accu-Chek Compact Plus:
Accu-Chek Compact Plus User's Manual
Accu-Chek Compact Test Strip (online manual no longer available)
Softclix Plus Lancing Device User Manual (only Softclix Lancing Device User Manual available)

Accu-Chek Advantage:
Accu-Chek Advantage (Newly Improved) User Manual
Accu-Chek Advantage Training Sheet

Accu-Chek Advantage Test Strip (previously called Advantage Comfort Test Strip) Features (online manual no longer available)
Softclix Lancing Device User Manual
Accu-Chek Advantage FAQs

Accu-Chek Aviva System:
Accu-Chek Aviva User Manual
Accu-Chek Aviva Training Sheet
Accu-Chek Aviva Test Strip Features
Accu-Chek Multiclix Training Sheet

Accu-Chek Multiclix FAQs
Accu-Chek Aviva FAQs

Accusoft:
Accusoft Advantage User Manual (online manual at http://www.accusoft.ca/accusoft/training/pdf/AccuSoftManual_Eng.pdf no longer available)

Bayer:

Glucometer Dex:
Glucometer Dex Insert (Bayer)
Glucometer Dex User Guide (Bayer)

Ascensia Dex 2:
Ascensia Dex 2 Meter Training Sheet
Ascensia Dex 2 Meter User Guide
Ascensia Dex 2 Meter Quick Training Guide
Ascensia Dex 2 Description & How To Use (Bayer)
Ascensia Dex 2 User Guide (Bayer)
Ascensia Dex 2 Quick Test Guide (Bayer)

Ascensia Elite:
Ascensia Elite Meter (formerly Glucometer Elite) Training Sheet
Ascensia Elite Meter Quick Training Guide
Ascensia Elite Meter User Guide
Glucometer Elite User Guide (Bayer)
Ascensia Elite (Bayer): Description & How To Use
Ascensia Elite User Guide (Bayer)
Glucometer Elite Test Strip & Code Strip User Guide, front & back pages (Bayer)
Glucometer Elite Blood Glucose Test Strips & Code Strips Insert

Ascensia Elite XL:
Ascensia Elite XL Meter (formerly Glucometer Elite XL) Training Sheet
Ascensia Elite XL Meter Quick Training Guide
Ascensia Elite XL Meter User Guide
Glucometer Elite XL User Guide (Bayer)
Ascensia Elite XL Description & How To Use (Bayer)
Ascensia Elite XL User Guide (Bayer)

Ascensia Contour:
Ascensia Contour Meter Quick Training Guide
Ascensia Contour Meter User Guide
Ascensia Contour Description & How To Use (Bayer)
Ascensia Contour User Guide (Bayer)
Ascensia Contour User Guide (Bayer)
Ascensia Contour Quick Reference Guide (Bayer)

Ascensia Breeze:
Ascensia Breeze Meter Quick Training Guide
Ascensia Breeze Meter User Guide
Ascensia Breeze Description & How To Use (Bayer)
Ascensia Breeze User Guide (Bayer)
Ascensia Breeze Quick Test Guide (Bayer)

Asensia Meter Messages:

Asensia Contour, Ascensia Breeze, Ascensia Dex, Ascensia Dex 2, Ascensia Elite, Ascensia Elite XL Meter Messages
Ascensia Meter Messages for Contour, Dex, Dex 2 Elite, Elite XL (Bayer)

Other:
Bayer's User Guides for Microlet Vaculance, Glucometer Dex, Glucometer EliteXL, Glucometer Elite, Glucometer Elite Insert, Dex Insert, Glucometer Elite Test Strip & Code Strip User Guide, Glucometer Encore Test Strips

Microlet Automatic Lancing Device Insert (Bayer)
Ascensia (Bayer) Microlet Adjustable Lancing Device (Description & How To Use)

Ascensia (Bayer) Microlet Vaculance Lancing Device (Description & How To Use)
Microlet Vaculance Lancing Device Insert

Lifescan:

OneTouch Ultra:
OneTouch Ultra Owner's Booklet & Addenum
OneTouch Ultra Quick Reference Guide
OneTouch Ultra Abbreviated Procedure Guide
OneTouch Ultra & Induo Quick Reference Guide
OneTouch Ultra Control Solution Insert
OneTouch Ultra Control Solution (same as for UltraSmart) Insert

OneTouch UltraSmart:
OneTouch UltraSmart Owner's Booklet
OneTouch UltraSmart Abbreviated Procedure Guide
OneTouch UltraSmart Quick Reference Guide
OneTouch Ultra Control Solution (same as for UltraSmart) Insert

Induo:
Induo Quick Reference Guide & Meter Addenum
Induo & OneTouch Ultra Quick Reference Guide
Induo (US User's Booklet)

FastTake:
FastTake Owner's Booklet & Addenum
FastTake Test Strip Insert Addenum

OneTouch Basic:
OneTouch Basic (with data port) Owner's Booklet
OneTouch Basic (original) Owner's Booklet

OneTouch II:
OneTouch II Owner's Booklet

OneTouch Profile:
OneTouch Profile Owner's Booklet
OneTouch Profile Test Strip Insert Addenum

SureStep:
SureStep (with data port) Owner's Booklet
SureStep (original) Owner's Booklet

Other:
Info for OneTouch UltraSmart, OneTouch Ultra, FastTake, Surestep, InDuo, Test Strips, OneTouch UltraSoft Blood Sampler, Penlet Plus Lancing Device, OneTouch UltraSoft Lancets, OneTouch FinePoint lancets, OneTouch Ultra Control Solution, OneTouch FastTake Adapter, OneTouch Interface Cable, OneTouch Diabetes Mgt Software

Abbott:

FreeStyle:
FreeStyle Quick Reference Guide
FreeStyle Getting Started Guide
FreeStyle Owner's Booklet and Important Owner's Booklet Notice: Meter Lock, Unit of Measure

FreeStyle Mini:
FreeStyle Mini: Facts, Features, Q&A (online manual not available)

Precision Xtra:
Precision Xtra Owner's Book (User's Guide)

Diabetes: Humapen and Novopen

Humapen Ergo Manual
http://www.lilly.ca/searchable/cons/HumaPenErgoCustomerManualE.pdf

Humapen Luxura Manual
http://www.lilly.ca/searchable/cons/HumaPenLuxuraCustomerManualE.pdf

Novopen 3 Manual
http://www.novonordisk.com/images/diabetes/pdf/novopen_3_instruction_manual.pdf

Diabetes

Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines (Canadian Diabetes Association)
http://www.diabetes.ca/cpg2003/chapters.aspx

Consumer's Guide to Diabetes Products 2006 (Meters,Pens,Needles,Insulins,Pumps,LancingDevices/Lancets,Medications,Syringes&Needles,KetoneTestStrips,Manufacturers)
http://www.diabetes.ca/files/consumers_guide_2006.pdf

Blood Glucose Monitors & Data Mgt Systems Resource Guide (American Diabetes Association)
http://www.diabetes.org/uedocuments/M
onitors-tables.pdf

Urine Testing for Ketones & Glucose (American Diabetes Association)
http://www.diabetes.org/uedocuments/urinetesting-table.pdf

Sugars and Sweeteners (Canadian Diabetes Association)
http://www.diabetes.ca/Section_Professionals/sugars_sweeteners.asp

Carbohydrate Counting (Canadian Diabetes Association)
http://www.diabetes.ca/Section_Professionals/ng_carbcounting.asp

Glycemic Index (Canadian Diabetes Association)
http://www.diabetes.ca/Section_Professionals/ng_glycemic.asp

Diabetes Risk Calculator (HealthyOntario.com)
http://www.healthyontario.com/Health_Tools/Diabetes_Risk_Calculator.htm

Trans Fats Facts Sheet
http://diabetes.ca/files/trans-fat.pdf

Trans Fats Facts Sheet for Consumers
http://diabetes.ca/files/trans-fat-consumer.

Insulin: Things You Should Know
http://www.diabetes.ca/files/Insulintysk.pdf

Diabetes Medications Guide: Easy-To-Understand Information
http://www.diabetes.ca/files/diabetesmedssupplementmarch2006.pdf

Dictionary, Online (Medical)

MedlinePlus (a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health)
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

Merriam Webster Online Medical Dictionary
http://www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH/WSRNM000/331/9276.html?k=tnavx408x9276

Stedman's Medical Online Dictionary 27th Edition
http://www.stedmans.com/AtWork/section.cfm/45

Taber's Online Medical Encyclopedia
http://www.rxlist.com/cgi/tabersearch.cgi

MedicineNet.com
http://www.medicinenet.com

Diseases, Communicable (Fact Sheets: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene)
http://www.edcp.org/html/cdindex.html

Drug Coverage

Prescription Drug Coverage in Canada
http://www.drugcoverage.ca/

http://www.drugcoverage.org

BCE Emergis
http://www.emergis.com/en/solutions/pharmacy_benefit/default.asp#pharmacysupport

Claimsecure
http://www.claimsecure.com/en/onlineprovider.asp

ESI Canada
http://www.esi-canada.com/home.htm

Green Shield
https://www.greenshield.ca/ProviderOnlineServices/AccessMgmt/Public/Signon.aspx?lang=en-CA

Non-Insured Health Benefits
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fnihb-dgspni/fnihb/nihb/index.htm

Johnson Inc.
http://www.johnson.ca/pharmacy/

Manulife (formerly Maritime Life formerly Liberty Health)
http://groupbenefits.manulife.com/canada/GB_v2.nsf/Public/homepage#

National Defence
http://www.forces.gc.ca/health/services/hig/engraph/eligible_hs_e.asp?Lev1=1&Lev2=1&Lev3=6
National Defence Drug Benefits:http://www.forces.gc.ca/health/services/hig/engraph/eligible_hs_e.asp?Lev1=1&Lev2=1&Lev3=6#2a

Workplace Safety & Insurance Borad Ontario (WSIB)
http://www.wsib.on.ca/wsib/wsibsite.nsf/public/HealthProfessionals

Veterans Affairs Canada
http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/providers/
Veterans Drug Formulary: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/clients/sub.cfm?source=services/poc/poc10/search

Drugs: Foreign

National Library of Medicine,NIH,U.S.(Australia,Europe,Hong Kong,Malaysia,New Zealand,Singapore,South Africa,Sweden,United Kingdom)
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/drug_intl.html

PJ Online
http://www.pj-online.com/noticeboard/info/pip/foreignmedicines.html

PharmCatalyst
http://www.pharmcatalyst.com/drugsherbs/internationalpub.pharm

Biam (in french)
http://www.biam2.org//acceuil.html

The Pharmaceutical Journal (The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain)
http://www.pharmj.com/noticeboard/info/pip/foreignmedicines.html

Drug Identification

Drugs.com: Pill Identification (search by drug name, imprints, shape, colour; shows picture/imprints on both sides, drug name, strength, imprints, manufacturer)
http://search.drugs.com/imprints.php

Drugs.com: Images (search by brand or generic drug name; shows picture/imprints, strength, manufacturer)
http://www.drugs.com/xq/cfm/pageID_1152/img_1/qx/index.htm

Drugs.com: Pill Identification (search by dosage form and shape OR text imprint OR brand/generic drug name; shows picture/imprints, drug name, strength, manufacturer)
http://www.drugs.com/xq/cfm/pageID_1151/pid_1/qx/index.htm

Rxlist.com: Imprint Search (search by imprint code, lists brand/generic drug name, strength, manufacturer)
http://www.rxlist.com/cgi/rxlistid.cgi

Drug Interactions Database

Drugs.com
http://www.drugs.com

Medscape.com
http://www.medscape.com/druginfo/druginterchecker?cid=med (requires free registration)

Drugdigest.org
http://www.drugdigest.org/DD/Interaction/ChooseDrugs

Cytochrome P450 System Drug Interaction (Indiana University School of Medicine)
http://medicine.iupui.edu/flockhart/table.htm

Grapefruit Juice Interactions
http://www.powernetdesign.com/grapefruit/

http://www.aafp.org/afp/20060815/605.pdf
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20060815/611ph.html (Patient Handout)

HIV InSiteDrug Interactions Database (University of California San Fransisco School of Medicine)
http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu/arvdb?page=ar-00-02

The Toronto Hospital HIV Clinic Drug Interactions Tables
http://www.tthhivclinic.com/interact_tables.html

MEDfacts Pocket Guide of Drug Interactions 2nd Ed. (Nephrology Pharmacy Associates): Dialysis Patients...
http://www.nephrologypharmacy.com/downloads/druginteraction2e.pdf

Drug Schedules, Canadian (NAPRA)
http://www.napra.org

Drugs that can Prolong QTc Interval

The University of Arizona,Health Sciences Center (Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics)
http://www.torsades.org OR http://www.qtdrugs.org/medical-pros/drug-lists/browse-drug-list.cfm

Symptoms: http://www.qtdrugs.org/medical-pros/education/practical-approach.htm

Dyslipidemia Management

Canadian Medical Association Journal
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/data/169/9/921/DC1/1

Novopharm Continuing Education for Pharmacists: Dyslipidemia
http://www.novopharm.com/prof_devp_a_e.asp?id=25

Alberta Clinical Practice Guidelines 2002: (Management of Modifiable Risk Factors in Adults at High Risk for Cardiovascular Events)
http://www.albertadoctors.org/bcm/ama/ama-website.nsf/96e1d2fc713c69fa87256d6b00678dc7/87256db000705c3f87256e050055375c/$FILE/dyslipidemia.pdf

Emergency Contraception

CPhA
http://www.pharmacists.ca/content/about_cpha/whats_happening/cpha_in_action/emerge_contra.cfm

How to Use ECPs (Handout)
http://www.pharmacists.ca/content/about_cpha/whats_happening/cpha_in_action/pdf/ECP_PatientInfoonHowtoUseECPs.pdf

Screening Form for ECPs
http://www.pharmacists.ca/content/about_cpha/whats_happening/cpha_in_action/pdf/ECP_PatientScreeningFormForECPs.pdf

CPhA Guidelines for the Provision of Plan B
http://www.pharmacists.ca/content/about_cpha/whats_happening/cpha_in_action/pdf/ECP_CPhAGuidelinesforProvisionECPasSchII.pdf

OPA
http://www.opatoday.com/OPA/OPA-N-ECP.html

PlanB
http://www.planb.ca/

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada: Clinical Practice Guidelines 2004
http://www.sogc.org/guidelines/index_e.asp#Contraception

Endometriosis

American Academy of Family Physicians: Diagnosis & Management of Endometriosis
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20060815/594.pdf
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20060815/601ph.html (Patient Handout)

Exercise & Physical Activity

Health Canada
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/pau-uap/paguide/

Fibromyalgia

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20070715/247.html

Fungal Infections

emedicine.com (index):pathophys,freq,morbid/mortal,hx,phys,causes,diffs,lab,meds,prev,complicats,prog
http://www.emedicine.com/derm/FUNGAL_INFECTIONS.htm

emedicine.com (onychomycosis -nail)
http://www.emedicine.com/derm/topic300.htm

doctorfungus.org (onychomycosis -nail)
http://www.doctorfungus.org/mycoses/human/other/onychomycosis_general.htm

Antimicrobial Reference: Do Bugs Need Drugs? (Capital Health)
http://www.dobugsneeddrugs.org/healthcare/antimicrobial/Antimicrobial_ref.pdf (pg. 246 - 250)

G6P Deficiency

G6P Deficiency Favism Association (Ramez Ethnasios)
http://favism.org

Gout

American Family Physician
http://www.aafp.org/afp/990215ap/925.html

Medscape.com
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/406509_6

Guidelines

The Guideline Advisory Committee (GAC): a joint body of the OMA & OMHLTC with an ICES member
http://www.gacguidelines.ca/

Complete List of the GAC Endorsed and Recommended Guidelines for Use in Ontario: http://gacguidelines.ca/article.pl?sid=03/01/14/198237

Canadian Medical Association (CMA) InfoBase Clinical Practice Guidelines
http://mdm.ca/cpgsnew/cpgs/index.asp

OPOT Guidelines
http://www.opot.org/guidelines.htm

Public Health Agency of Canada
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/dpg_e.html

Alberta Medical Association Clinical Practice Guidelines
http://www.albertadoctors.org/bcm/ama/ama-website.nsf/AllDoc/3EA50DCC10AAD9F187256E1A0067025A?OpenDocument

Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ/JAMC) Clinical Practice Guidelines
http://www.cmaj.ca/misc/service/guidelines.shtml

BC Guidelines and Protocols
http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/gpac/alphabetical.html

American College of Physicians
http://www.acponline.org/sci-policy/guidelines/

National Guideline Clearinghouse (U.S. based clinical practice guidelines)
http://www.guideline.gov/resources/guideline_index.aspx

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
http://www.ahcpr.gov/clinic/cpgonline.htm

National Electronic Library for Health (NeLH) Guidelines Finder (UK national clinical guidelines)
http://rms.nelh.nhs.uk/guidelinesfinder/

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (U.K. guidelines for drug use)
http://www.nice.org.uk/

Headache

Institute for Clinical Systems Management: Diagnosis and Treatment of Headache (including migraine type), January 2007
http://www.icsi.org/headache/headache__diagnosis_and_treatment_of_2609.html

CMAJ: Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of migraine in clinical practice, 1997
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/156/9/1273

Health/Diseases/Conditions

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/health/diseases.htm

InteliHealth
http://www.intelihealth.com

Maycoclinic.com
http://www.mayoclinic.com

Merck
http://www.merck.com/pubs/mmanual

MedlinePlus (a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health)
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/

Medscape
http://www.medscape.com (requires free registration)

National Hearth, Lung, and Blood Institute
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/index.html

Ratiopharm
http://www.ratiopharm.ca/index.asp?rp=1

HealthTouch.com
http://www.healthtouch.com

Healthy.net
http://www.healthy.net

MedicineNet.com
http://www.medicinenet.com

Health & Drug News/Articles

Medscape
http://www.medscape.com (requires free registration)

WebMDHealth
http://www.webmd.com/

MedicineNet.com
http://www.medicinenet.com

Reuters Health News
http://www.reutershealth.com/en/

Heart Failure

Canadian Cardiovascular Society Guidelines (2006)
http://www.ccs.ca/download/consensus_conference/consensus_conference_archives/Arnold_CCS_final.pdf

Hepatitis

Management of Chronic Hepatitis C: Consensus Guidelines 2007
http://www.hepatology.ca/cm/FileLib/hepC.pdf

Management of Chronic Hepatitis B: Consensus Guidelines 2007
http://www.hepatology.ca/cm/FileLib/hepB.pdf

Liver Chemistry Abnormalities in Adults: Evaluation and Interpretation 2004
http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/gpac/pdf/liver.pdf

Herbs/Natural Products/Supplements
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hpfb-dgpsa/nhpd-dpsn/monograph_compendium_list_e.html

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/prodnatur/applications/licen-prod/lists/listapprnhp-listeapprpsn_e.html
http://www.webmd.com/
http://www.mskcc.org/aboutherbs
http://www.healthy.net
http://www.rxlist.com/alternative.htm
http://ods.od.nih.gov/Health_Information/Information_About_Individual_Dietary_Supplements.aspx
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/nccam/camonpubmed.html
http://nccam.nih.gov/

HIV

Clinic (The Toronto Hospital)
http://www.tthhivclinic.com/

Research Studies Ongoing at The Toronto HIV Clinic (UHN)
http://www.tthhivclinic.com/research.html

Canadian HIV Trials Network
http://www.hivnet.ubc.ca/e/home/

Expanded Access Program: http://www.hivnet.ubc.ca/e/clinicaltrials/expandedaccess.html
CTN Trials: http://www.hivnet.ubc.ca/e/clinicaltrials/ctntrials.html
Other Trials (Not affiliated with CTN): http://www.hivnet.ubc.ca/e/clinicaltrials/othertrials.html

AIDS Info (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/

Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange
http://www.catie.ca

International AIDS Society-USA
http://www.iasusa.org/

HIV Medicine Association
http://www.hivma.org

New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute (in collaboration of Johns Hopkins Univeristy Division of Infectious Diseases): HIV Clinical Resource
http://www.hivguidelines.org

HIV Medication Guide (Drug Interactions, Patient Info Pamphlets, Meds Admin Schedule)
http://www.hivmedicationguide.com/

Drug Interactions Database (HIV InSite: University of California San Fransisco School of Medicine)
http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu/arvdb?page=ar-00-02

Drug Interactions Tables (The Toronto Hospital HIV Clinic)
http://www.tthhivclinic.com/interact_tables.html

Hypercalcemia

American Family Physician: A Practical Approach to Hypercalcemia May 2003
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20030501/1959.pdf

Cancer Supportive Care: Elevated Blood Calcium Level (University of California)
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/hypercalcemia.html

Hypertension

Canadian Recommendations
http://www.hypertension.ca/index2.html

DASH Diet
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/hbp/dash/index.htm

Immunization and Vaccines

Health Canada Guide
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/cig-gci/

Public Health Agency of Canada
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/im/index.html

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/pphb-dgspsp/dird-dimr/index.html

ImmunizationSchedule (Toronto:DPTP,HemophilusB,MMR,Pneumococcal,Meningococcal Meningitis,Chicken Pox,Hep.B,Flu)
http://www.toronto.ca/health/immunization_children/pdf/immunization_brochure.pdf

Toronto Publicly Funded Vaccines Program (ChickenPox,Pneumococcal,Meningococcal, Eligibility -TorontoPublicHealth)
http://www.toronto.ca/health/pdf/on_vaccine_program1.pdf

List of Reportable Communicable Diseases in Ontario (Toronto Public Health)
http://www.toronto.ca/health/cdc/communicable_disease_surveillance/monitoring/pdf/reportable_diseases_list_2004.pdf

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (National Center for Infectious Diseases)
http://www.cdc.gov/travel/vaccinat.htm

GlaxoSmithKline
http://www.immunizecanada.com/destinations.asp?lang=e

The Vaccine Page, Vaccine News & Database (owner of site is not a medical profession)
http://www.vaccines.com/

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20051215/2501.pdf

Journals
http://www.freemedicaljournals.com/

Pharmacy Practice (requires free registration)
http://www.pharmacyconnects.com

CPJ-RPC
http://www.pharmacists.ca/content/hcp/resource_centre/cpj/cpj_issues.cfm

Canadian Medical Association Journal
http://www.cmaj.ca/

Canadian Journal of Clinical Pharmacology)
http://www.cjcp.ca/hm/

Canadian Journal of Surgery
http://www.cma.ca/index.cfm/ci_id/33493/la_id/1.htm

New England Journal of Medicine
http://content.nejm.org/

U.S. National Library of Medicine: journal literature search (www.pubmed.gov)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=PubMed

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://www.aafp.org/afp.xml

U.S. Pharmacist
http://www.uspharmacist.com

Annals of Internal Medicine
http://www.annals.org/

British Medical Journal
http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/

Lab Tests

Lab Tests Online
http://www.labtestsonline.org/

MedlinePlus
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/laboratorytests.html

Merck Manual: Common Lab Tests And Their Associations
http://www.merck.com/mrkshared/mmanual/tables/296tb4.jsp

Merck Manual: Normal Lab Values
http://www.merck.com/mrkshared/mmanual/tables/296tb2.jsp

Merck Manual: Drug Therapeutic Ranges
http://www.merck.com/mrkshared/mmanual/tables/296tb3.jsp

Marijuana

Health Canada (FAQs)
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/marihuana/about-apropos/faq_e.html

Application Forms:
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/marihuana/how-comment/applicant-demandeur/index_e.html OR
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/marihuana/how-comment/medpract/help-aide/index_e.html

Health Canada's Marihuana Supply:
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/marihuana/supply-approvis/index_e.html

Pharmacy Practice (requires free registration)
http://www.pharmacyconnects.com/ (Jun 2001)

Menopause

Society of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists of Canada
http://www.sogc.org/guidelines/public/171E-CONS-February2006.pdf

Methadone

CPSO: Methadone for Pain
http://www.cpso.on.ca/Publications/methpain.pdf

CPSO: Methadone Maintenance Guidelines
http://www.cpso.on.ca/Publications/methadone%20guide.pdf

Methadone Interaction Wallet Card
http://www.torsades.org/methadone-card.pdf

Multiple Sclerosis
http://www.nationalmssociety.org/treatments.asp

Neuropathic Pain

CMAJ.ca
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/175/3/265

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20050201/483.pdf

PharmacyTimes
https://secure.pharmacytimes.com/lessons/200509-02.asp

New & Discontinued Drugs

Health Canada: Active & Discontinued Products (updated weekly, search by company, name, ingredient, or DIN; lists company, class, form, route, schedule, ingredient, strength, basic information)
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hpb/drugs-dpd/

Health Canada: Patent Register of Drugs (searchable by chemical/brand name, patent no., DIN; displays strength, dosage form, route of administration, date granted/added/ammended, manufacturer, submission no., service co./contact/address, filing date/expiry/code, NOC date)
http://www.patentregister.ca/

Ottawa Valley Regional Drug Information Servicev (Ottawa Hospital)
http://www.asksam.com/ovrdis/product.htm

Canadian Pharmacists Association (a list of CPS New & Revised Product Monographs and Discontinued Products)
http://www.pharmacists.ca/content/hcp/tools/cps_cnp_updates/index.cfm

Pharmacist' Letter: List of Newly Approved & Withdrawn by Health Canada (requires subscription)
http://www.pharmacistsletter.com/(5pqici55nz0pa555jwncyu45)/pl/NewDrugs.aspx?s=PLC&cs=&st=2&li=0

Pharmacist's Letter: List of Newly Approved & Withdrawn by FDA (requires subsctiption)
http://www.pharmacistsletter.com/(5pqici55nz0pa555jwncyu45)/pl/NewDrugs.aspx?li=0&st=2&cs=&s=PLC&pt=20

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approved Drugs: Orange Book (updated monthly, search by ingredient or proprietary name; lists ingredient, dosage form, route, strength, propretary name, manufacturer; includes OTC's & Discontinued Drugs)
http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/default.htm

CenterWatch (search by FDA approval year and/or medical area; lists generic & trade name, company, approval status, treatment for, general info, clinical results, side effects, mechanism of action, link to additional info at the manufacturer/product website)
http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/drugs/drugdirectories.html

U.S. Food ad Drug Administration Approved Drugs (click on drugs@FDA for updated info, search by generic or trade name; lists ingredient, form, strength, route, status, company, label information, package insert, consumer information)
http://www.fda.gov/cder/approval/index.htm

Lexi-Comp (FDA approved drugs name and those likely to be approved, listed using generic name; lists their monographs)
http://www.lexi.com/web/newdrugs.jsp

Micromedex (FDA approved drugs, generic name listed by year in alphabetical order; lists approval date, dose, pharmacokinetics, caution, clinical applications)
http://www.micromedex.com/news/fdaapprovals/

New Drugs: Notice Of Compliance
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hpfb-dgpsa/tpd-dpt/index_drugs_noc_e.html

NOC Listings(NOCs issued since 1991): http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/prodpharma/notices-avis/list/index_e.html
NOC Database Search (NOCs issued since 1994): http://www.nocdatabase.ca/

New Drugs: Patented Medications
http://www.pmprb-cepmb.gc.ca/english/view.asp?x=117&mp=68

Nurse Practitioners, Prescribing (Ontario)
http://www.ocpinfo.com/client/ocp/OCPHome.nsf/d12550e436a1716585256ac90065aa1c/6c0717109ed08f3a85256abf00628091?OpenDocument

Nutrient Values of Common Foods

Health Canada (chart form)
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/food-aliment/ns-sc/nr-rn/surveillance/e_nutrient_value_of_some_common_.html

USDA National Nutrient Database (search by food)
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/search/

USDA National Nutrient Database (search by nutrient)
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/Data/SR17/wtrank/wt_rank.html

InteliHealth USDA Nutrition Database (search by food) & Search for No/Low/Low Saturated Fat, Low/Very Low Sodium, Low/No Cholesterol, Low Calorie, High Fiber Foods
http://www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH/WSIHW000/23722/7090.html

Nutrition & Diet

Health Canada: Canada's Guideline for Healthy Eating and Recommended Strategies for Implementaion
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hpfb-dgpsa/onpp-bppn/action_healthy_eating_toc_e.html

Health Canada: Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/fg_rainbow-arc_en_ciel_ga_e.html

Health Canada: Canadian Guidelines for Body Weight Classification in Adults (Quick Reference Tool for Health Professionals)

Dieticians of Canada
http://www.dietitians.ca/

Transfat Fact Sheets (Canadian Diabetes Association)
http://www.diabetes.ca/files/trans-fat.pdf and http://www.diabetes.ca/files/trans-fat-consumer.pdf

Iron Content
http://www.usask.ca/pharmacy-nutrition/services/read.php?id=12

Obesity

Identification, Evaluation and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults (National Institutes of Health)
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/obesity/prctgd_b.pdf

Obssessive Compulsive Disorder

BMJ: http://www.bmj.com/cgi/reprint/333/7565/424

Ontraio Drug Benefit (ODB)
Health Network System (HNS) Help Desk: 1-800-668-6641
Other Useful Phone Contacts: please refer to http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/drugs/drugs_contact.aspx

Formulary
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/providers/program/drugs/odbf_mn.html

Formulary Search
https://www.healthinfo.moh.gov.on.ca/formulary/index.jsp

Application Forms (Trillium Drug Program, Co-payment for Seniors, Inherited Metabolic Diseases (IMD) Program)
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/programs/drugs/opdp_forms.aspx

Allergen Special Authorization Form
http://www.forms.ssb.gov.on.ca/mbs/ssb/forms/ssbforms.nsf/FormDetail?OpenForm&ACT=RDR&TAB=PROFILE&ENV=WWE&NO=014-2772-87

Special Authorization Numbers/Codes
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/providers/program/drugs/san/san_hosp.pdf

Extemporaneous Preparations
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/providers/program/drugs/forms_guidelines/pdf/extemporaneous_prep.pdf

EO Decisions and CED Recommendations
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/providers/program/drugs/ced_rec_table.html

Drug Submission Guidelines and Templates
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/providers/pub/drugs/dsguide/dsguide_mn.html

Inter- Provincial Joint Oncology Drug Review Process
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/drugs/drug_submissions/inter_oncology_drugs.aspx

How Drugs Are Approved
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/drugs/how_drugs_approv/how_drugs_approv.aspx

CADTH (Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health)
CDR (Common Drug Review): http://www.cadth.ca/index.php//cdr
CDR Overview: http://www.cadth.ca/index.php/en/cdr/cdr-overview
CDR Process (for reviewing new drugs & providing formulary listing recommendations to Canadian public drug benefit plans-except Québec):
http://www.cadth.ca/index.php/en/cdr/process
CDR Procedure (July 2007): http://www.cadth.ca/media/cdr/process/CDR%20Procedure%20July%202007_final.pdf
CDR Process Summary (flowchart): http://www.cadth.ca/media/cdr/process/cdr_flowchart_poster-jan29-07.pdf
CDR Advisory Committees: ACP (Advisory Committee on Pharmaceuticals) & CDEAC (Canadian Expert Drug Advisory Committee: http://www.cadth.ca/index.php/en/cdr/committees
CDR Drug Database Search (for submission status & recommondation): http://www.cadth.ca/index.php/en/cdr/search
CDR: Filing a Submission & Templates & CDEAC Meeting Dates: http://www.cadth.ca/index.php/en/cdr/filing-submission
CDR Submission Guidelines for Manufacturers (July 07): http://www.cadth.ca/media/cdr/process/CDR%20Submission%20Guidelines%20July%202007_final.pdf
Drug Plans' Responses to CEDAC Recommendations: http://www.cadth.ca/media/cdr/recommendations/Drug_Plans_Response_to_CEDAC_Recommendations_e.pdf

Osteoporosis

Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis& Management in Canada (2002)
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/content/full/167/10_suppl/s1

Osteoporosis: Patient Handout
http://www.ti.ubc.ca/canadadrugguide/

Osteoporosis Society of Canada
http://www.osteoporosis.ca/english/home/?s=1

Osteoporosis: A Pharmacists's Action Guide for Prevention & Management (Novopharm CE)
http://www.novopharm.com/uploadedFiles/CEP_2006_02_e.pdf

Calcium Supplements Table
http://www.cdup.org/pdffiles/calcium.pdf

Other Health Related Links/Organizations

HealthyOntario
http://www.healthyontario.com/english/outside_sites.asp?channel_id=0

PharmacyGateway (formerly Pharmacy Practice)
http://www.pharmacygateway.ca (requires free registration)

U.S. National Library of Medicine, NIH: Directory of Health Organizations
http://dirline.nlm.nih.gov/

Patient Information Handouts
http://www.prodigy.nhs.uk/PILs/index.asp

PDA (Palm & Pocket PC) Sites

Lexi-Comp (require subscription)
http://www.lexi.com

Epocrates (free/subscription)
http://www.epocrates.com

Rxfiles.ca (links)
http://rxfiles.ca/Palm%20Web%20site%20links.htm

Rxfiles.ca (available for free download)
http://www.rxfiles.ca/Palm%20main%20page.htm

U of T
http://www.library.utoronto.ca/gerstein/pda/

Pediatric Doses

Cough/Cold OTCs: Drug Topics (online news magazine for pharmacists)
http://www.drugtopics.com/drugtopics/article/articleDetail.jsp?id=115505

Neonatology on the Web
http://www.neonatology.org/neo.medications.html

Pocket Pediatrics
http://members.aol.com/pocketpeds/pages/lom.htm#l

Pharmaceutical Companies

Pharmacy Practice (requires free registration)
http://www.pharmacyconnects.com/pharmacy/manufacturers/index.jsp

Pharmacanada.com
http://www.pharmacanada.com/

Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association
http://www.canadiangenerics.ca/en/members.shtml

Canada's Research-based Pharmaceutical Companies
http://www.canadapharma.org/Members/

Pregnancy/Breastfeeding: Drugs

OTC Medications in Pregnancy (American Family Physician)
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20030615/2517.html

Breastfeeding and Maternal Medication (World Health Organization)
http://www.who.int/child-adolescent-health/New_Publications/NUTRITION/BF_Maternal_Medication.pdf

Motherisk ((416) 813-6780 9am - 5pm EST)
http://www.motherisk.org

Perinatology.com (search by generic name)
http://www.perinatology.com/exposures/druglist.htm

Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada
http://www.sogc.org/

OTIS (Organization of Teratology Information Specialists) Fact Sheets of selected medication categories
http://otispregnancy.org/otis_fact_sheets.asp

La Leche League International
http://www.lalecheleague.org/

UKMiCentral
http://www.ukmicentral.nhs.uk/drugpreg/guide.htm

Antimicrobial Reference 2001 (Capital Health) pg. 312-329
http://www.dobugsneeddrugs.org/healthcare/antimicrobial/Antimicrobial_ref.pdf

Prescribing Medicines in Pregnancy 4th Ed. 1999: An Australian Categorisation of Risk of Drug Use in Pregnancy
http://www.tga.gov.au/docs/pdf/medpreg.pdf

Ammendments since 1999:
June 2006 - Medicines classified since 1999 publication
June 2006 - category changes since 1999 publication
February 2006 - category changes since 1999 publication

Prostatitis

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20000515/3015.html

Provincial Drug Programs,Physician Searhes,Faculties,Colleges,Associations
http://www.cadth.ca/index.php/en/cdr/drug-plans

British Columbia
Pharmacare: http://www.hlth.gov.bc.ca/pharme/index.html
Pharmacare Downloadable Drug Files: http://www.healthservices.gov.bc.ca/pharme/outgoing/index.html

Pharmacare Special Request Forms: http://www.healthservices.gov.bc.ca/pharme/sa/criteria/formsindex.html

Drug Review Results (CDR review & Pharmacare review): http://www.healthservices.gov.bc.ca/pharme/formulary/index.html
CPSB Physician Search: https://www.cpsbc.ca/cps/physician_directory/search
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences,University of British Columbia,Vancouver:
http://www.pharmacy.ubc.ca/

College of Pharmacists of British Columbia: http://www.bcpharmacists.org

Alberta
Health and Wellness: http://www.health.gov.ab.ca/index.html
Health and Wellness Drug Benefit List (policies,drug product listings,restricted benefits,limited restricted benefits,special authorization guidelines/procedures/forms/criteria): http://www.ab.bluecross.ca/dbl/publications.html#ahwdbl

Health and Wellness Drug Benefit List Interactive Search: http://idbl.ab.bluecross.ca/idblprod/load.do;jsessionid=c0a83d4bce885ee4d4e8e204257b1d3ebdac2d008c4.eAjGp3CNaN0OcybtahyM-x4Qc2SQagSRbgTwchuSmhmInAfwchuSn3fAa2SHc30Ka2b+ayj5lNyKb5XKqAXy-A9zp6KxahaRchmQb3qNbgb48Oz4eyLti59df2bynknvrkLOlQzNp65In0__
Special Authorization Guidelines & Forms: http://www.ab.bluecross.ca/dbl/pdfs/ahwdbl_sec1_sa.pdf
Health and Wellness Guidelines and Policies: http://www.ab.bluecross.ca/dbl/pdfs/ahwdbl_sec1_sa.pdf
CPSA Physician Search:
https://host.softworks.ca/agate3/client/cpsa/custom/findaphysician/medical_directory.asp
Child Health Benefit: http://www3.gov.ab.ca/hre/achb/
Adult Health Benefit: http://www3.gov.ab.ca/hre/ahb/index.asp
Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped: http://www.seniors.gov.ab.ca/aish/
Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton: http://www.pharmacy.ualberta.ca/
Alberta College of Pharmacists: http://www.pharmacists.ab.ca

Saskatchewan
Formualry,Exception Drug Status, and Drug Plan Overview: http://formulary.drugplan.health.gov.sk.ca/main.htm
Online Formualry Search: http://formulary.drugplan.health.gov.sk.ca/Online%20Formulary.asp
Exception Drug Status Request Form: http://www.forms.gov.sk.ca/he/getformharness.asp?formName=he602.xft&preference=PDFFORMS
University of Saskatchewan, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, Saskatoon: http://www.usask.ca/pharmacy-nutrition/
Saskatchewan College of Pharmacists: http://www.napra.org/docs/0/203/262/266.asp

Manitoba
Pharmacare: http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/pharmacare/
Drug Benefits and Interchangeability Formulary: http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/mdbif/index.html
Pharmacare Deductible Estimator: http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/pharmacare/estimator.html
CPSM Physician Search: http://www.cpsm.mb.ca/physician_info/search
Faculty of Pharmacy,University of Manitoba,Winnipeg: http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/pharmacy/
Manitoba Pharmaceutical Association: http://www.napra.org/docs/0/203/204.asp

Ontario
Formulary: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/providers/program/drugs/odbf_mn.html
Formulary Search:https://www.healthinfo.moh.gov.on.ca/formulary/index.jsp
Forms: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/public/forms/form_menus/odb_fm.html

Allergen Form: http://www.forms.ssb.gov.on.ca/mbs/ssb/forms/ssbforms.nsf/AttachDocsPublish/014-2772-87%7E1/$File/2772-87_.pdf
Limited Use (LU) Handbook & Updates (scroll down to bottom):http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/providers/program/drugs/limited_use_mn.html

Special Authorization Codes by Hospital: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/providers/program/drugs/san/san_hosp.pdf
Special Drugs Program: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/public/pub/drugs/specdrug.html
ICR Forms, Trillium Application/Guide, Copayment Application/Guide for Seniors, Drug Benefit Claim/Reversal Form, Nutrition Product Form: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/public/forms/form_menus/odb_fm.html
Exlpaining ODB to Patient: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/public/program/drugs/drugs_mn.html
DrugCoverage.ca (ODB info): http://www.drugcoverage.ca/p_benefit_on.asp
CPSO Physician Search: http://www.cpso.on.ca/Doctor_Search/dr_srch_hm.htm
Faculty of Pharmacy,University of Toronto: http://www.utoronto.ca/pharmacy/

Ontario Pharmacists' Association: http://www.opatoday.com
Ontario College of Pharmacists: http://www.ocpinfo.com

Poison Control Centre (The Hospital For Sick Children): http://www.sickkids.ca/poisoninformationcentre 1-800-268-9017

Québec
Le Régime Public: http://www.ramq.gouv.qc.ca/fr/citoyens/assurancemedicaments/regimepublic/regimepublic.shtml
Liste de Médicaments Assurés: http://www.ramq.gouv.qc.ca/fr/professionnels/listmed/lm_tdmf_ajour.shtml
Liste des Médicaments d’exception et des Indications Reconnues pour leur Paiement:
http://www.ramq.gouv.qc.ca/fr/professionnels/listmed/pdf/modification/annexe_9.pdf
Demande d'autorisation de paiement médicament d'exception ou programme patients d'exception:
http://www.ramq.gouv.qc.ca/fr/professionnels/form_pro/pdf/3633.pdf
Faculté de Pharmacie,Université Laval,Québec: http://www.pha.ulaval.ca/sgc/index.jsp
Faculté de Pharmacie,Université de Montréal,Montréal:
http://www.pharm.umontreal.ca/
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics,McGill University,Montreal: http://www.medicine.mcgill.ca/pharma/
Ordre des Pharmaciens du Québec: http://www.opq.org/

Newfoundland and Labrador
Prescription Drug Program: http://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/nlpdp/overview.htm
Coverage Status Table: http://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/nlpdp/bensearch.asp
Interchangeable Drug Products Formulary: http://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/nlpdp/fmlsearch.asp
Criteria for Special Authorization Drugs: http://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/nlpdp/sadsearch.asp
Special Authorization Request Form: http://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/nlpdp/formspau.pdf
Physician Search: http://www.nmb.ca/FindDoctor.asp
Memorial University of Newfoundland, School of Pharmacy: http://www.mun.ca/pharmacy/about/
Newfoundland & Labrador Pharmacy Board: http://www.nlpb.ca

Nova Scotia
Pharmacare: http://www.gov.ns.ca/health/pharmacare/default.htm
Pharmacare Formulary Search: http://www.gov.ns.ca/health/pharmacare/formulary.asp
Criteria for Coverage of Exception Status Drugs: http://www.gov.ns.ca/health/pharmacare/pubs/Exception_Criteria.pdf
Exception Status Drug Forms: http://www.gov.ns.ca/health/pharmacare/esd.htm
CPSN Physician Search: http://www.cpsnssearch.ca/
Dalhousie University College of Pharmacy,Halifax: http://pharmacy.dal.ca/index.php
Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia: http://www.pans.ns.ca/
Nova Scotia College of Pharmacists: http://www.napra.org/docs/0/203/245.asp

New Brunswick
Health and Wellness Prescription Drug Program: http://www.gnb.ca/0051/0212/index-e.asp
Prescription Drug Program Formulary: http://www.gnb.ca/0212/pdf/NBPDPFormularyDec2005english.pdf
Prescription Drug Program Authorization: http://www.gnb.ca/0212/SpecialAuthorization-e.asp
CPSNB Physician Search: http://www.cpsnb.org/webdata/drdbase_form.shtml
New Brunswick Pharmaceutical Society: http:www.napra.org/docs/0/203/227.asp

Prince Edward Island
Drug Cost Assistance Programs: http://www.gov.pe.ca/infopei/index.php3?number=39175
Drug Formulary: http://www.gov.pe.ca/hss/formulary/index.php3
Exceptional Drug Status Coverage: http://www.gov.pe.ca/hss/formulary/appendix1.pdf
Prince Edward Island Pharmacy Board: http://www.napra.org/docs/0/203/260.asp

Northwest Territories
Prescription Drug Programs: http://www.hlthss.gov.nt.ca/Features/Programs_and_Services/drugs/prescription_drugs.asp
Non-Insured Health Benefits (Drug Benefit List): http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fnih-spni/pubs/drug-med/2005-10_drug-med_list/index_e.html
OR http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fnih-spni/alt_formats/fnihb-dgspni/pdf/pubs/drug-med/2005-10_drug-med_list_e.pdf
Request for Exception Drug Coverage Form: http://www.hlthss.gov.nt.ca/content/Publications/Forms/benefits/ExeptDrugCoverage.pdf
Government of the Northwest Territories: http://www.napra.org/docs/0/203/263/278.asp

Yukon
Pharmacare: http://www.hss.gov.yk.ca/programs/insured_hearing/pharmacare/
Pharmacare and Extended Health Benefits: http://www.hss.gov.yk.ca/programs/social_services/seniors/pharmacare_ehcare/
Government of the Yukon Territories: http://www.napra.org/docs/0/203/264/279.asp

Nunavut
NIHB Drug Benefits Info (Criteria,Eligibility, Reimbursement, Appeal Process): http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fnih-spni/nihb-ssna/benefit-prestation/index_e.html
NIHB Drug Benefits Info: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fnih-spni/nihb-ssna/benefit-prestation/drug-med/index_e.html
NIHB Drug Benefits List: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fnih-spni/pubs/drug-med/2005-10_drug-med_list/index_e.html OR http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fnih-spni/alt_formats/fnihb-dgspni/pdf/pubs/drug-med/2005-10_drug-med_list_e.pdf
NIHB Drug Exception Centre Contact Info: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fnih-spni/contact/index_e.html#nihb
NIHB Limited Use Benefits: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fnih-spni/pubs/drug-med/2005-10_drug-med_list/intro2_e.html#limited
NIHB Client Reimbursement Request Form: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fnih-spni/alt_formats/fnihb-dgspni/pdf/nihb-ssna/2005-10_form_reimburse-rembourse_e.pdf
NIHB Info Booklet: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fnih-spni/pubs/nihb-ssna/2003_booklet_livret_info/index_e.html

Renal Failure: Drug Dosing

The Renal Drug Book (Online Edition, search by drug name/class)
http://www.kdp-baptist.louisville.edu/renalbook/

GlobalRph.com (chart form)
http://www.globalrph.com/renaldosing2.htm

Antibiotics (chart form)
http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/bugdrug/antibiotic_manual/renal.htm

Antimicrobial Reference (Capital Health) 2001 - pg.56-57
http://www.dobugsneeddrugs.org/healthcare/antimicrobial/Antimicrobial_ref.pdf

Nephrology Pharmacy Associates: Publications
http://www.nephrologypharmacy.com/pub_dialysis.html

Rx Information

e-CPS (requires subscription)
http://www.pharmacists.ca/function/Subscriptions/ecps.cfm

Lexi-Comp On-line (requires subscription)
http://online.lexi.com/crlsql/servlet/crlonline

RxList
http://www.rxlist.com (description, pharmacology, indications & dosage, warnings/precautions, overdosage/contraindications, patient info)

DrugBank
http://redpoll.pharmacy.ualberta.ca/drugbank/

HealthyOntario (owned by the Ontario Government & operated by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Tern Care)
http://www.healthyontario.com/Drugs.htm (how does the drug work & how will it help, how to use, forms, who should not take, side effects, precautions/warnings, drug interactions)

MedlinePlus (a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine & the National Institute of Health; info provided by American Society of Health-System Pharmacists' MedMaster & USP DI Advice for the Patient, Micromedex)
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ (ASHP: why is it prescribed, how to use, precautions, dietary instructions, forget a dose, side effects, storage, overdose, other; USP DI: brand names in U.S./Canada, category, description/dosage forms, before using, dosing ,missed dose, storage, precautions, side effects, additional info)

MayoClinic (information provided by Micromedex)
http://www.mayoclinic.com (U.S./Canadian brand names, description/doage forms, before using, dosing, missed dose, storage, precautions, side effects, additional info)

Drugs.com (information powered by Physicians' Desk Reference, Cerner Multum, and Thomson Micromedex)
http://www.drugs.com/ (most important info, what is it, before taking, how to take, miss a dose, overdose, what to avoid, side effects, drug interactions)

Harvard Medical School's Consumer Health Information
http://www.intelihealth.com links to www.safemedication.com which is sponsered by the American society of Health-System Pharmacists (why prescribed, how to use, precautions, dietary instructions, what to do if one forgets a dose, side effects, storage, other)

Healthtouch Online
http://www.healthtouch.com (when not to use, how to use, if a dose is missed, storage/disposal, drugs & foods to avoid, warnings, side effects)

WebMDHealth
http://www.webmd.com/drugs/index-drugs.aspx (most important information, what is it, what to discuss, how to take, miss a dose, overdose, what to avoid, side effects, drug interactions, appearance/strength, brand names)

Schizophrenia

Canadian Psychiatric Association (Canadian Journal of Psychiatry) November 2005 Guidelines
http://ww1.cpa-apc.org:8080/Publications/Clinical_Guidelines/schizophrenia/november2005/index.asp

Smoking

Smoking Cost Calculator
http://www.healthyontario.com/Health_Tools/Cost_of_Smoking_Calculator.htm

Smoking Resources
http://www.pharmacists.ca/content/hcp/resource_centre/practice_resources/helping.cfm

http://www.pharmacists.ca/content/hcp/resource_centre/practice_resources/pdf/guide.pdf

Coping with Nicotine Withdrawal Symptoms (Pg. 10, Table 2): http://www.pharmacists.ca/content/hcp/resource_centre/practice_resources/pdf/guide.pdf
Gum/Patch NRT-Advantages & Side Effects (Pg. 10, Table 3): http://www.pharmacists.ca/content/hcp/resource_centre/practice_resources/pdf/guide.pdf

http://www.healthyontario.com/Features/Smoking_Cessation/Nicoteens.htm

Special Access (physician request for a drug not approved for sale in Canada)

Information
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hpfb-dgpsa/tpd-dpt/index_sap_drugs_e.html

Form
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/alt_formats/hpfb-dgpsa/pdf/acces/sapf1_pasf1_e.pdf

STD/STI Guidelines

Centre for Disease Control: 2006 Guidelines
http://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment/ (2006)
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5511a1.htm

Canadian: 2008 Guidelines
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/std-mts/sti_2006/pdf/Guidelines_Eng_complete_06-26-08.pdf
or http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/std-mts/sti_2006/sti_intro2006-eng.php
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/std-mts/sti_2006/pdf_2006_e.html (early release of selected chapters, 2006)
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/std-mts98/index.html (1998)

Switching Opioids
http://www.pharmacists.ca/content/cpjpdfs/feb05/Focus.pdf

Switching Antipsychotics
http://www.pharmacists.ca/content/cpjpdfs/jan_feb06/FocusonPatientCare.pdf

Tests & Procedures
http://www.medicinenet.com

Thrombosis

Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism (CHEST): The 7th ACCP Conference on Antithrombic and Thrombolytic Therapy
DVT Prophylaxis in Major Orthopedic Surgery: http://www.tigc.org/pdf/dvtortho06.pdf or http://www.tigc.org/eguidelines/dvtortho.htm
Fragmin for Prevention of DVT Post-Op: http://www.pslgroup.com/dg/1dc2ae.htm
Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism in Cancer Patients: http://www.moffitt.org/moffittapps/ccj/v12s1/pdf/17.pdf
TIGC.ORG DVT Prophylaxis in Orthopedics: http://www.tigc.org/pdf/dvtortho06.pdf

Thrombosis Interest Group of Canada
http://www.tigc.org/

American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) Consensus on Antithrombotic Therapy
http://www.chestnet.org

Anticoagulation Forum
http://www.acforum.org

Warfarin:

American Academy of Family Physicians (theurapeutic INR ,pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, dosing, monitoring, complications, interactions)
http://www.aafp.org/afp/990201ap/635.html

Stroke:
Canadian Best Practices for Stroke Care 2008: http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/178/11/1418.pdf
The Internet Stroke Center: http://www.strokecenter.org

Travel

General
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov/travel
World Health Organizaion: http://www.who.int/ith/
Public Health Agency of Canada: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/

Travel Clinics Across Canada
Public Health Agency of Canada: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/travel/clinic_e.html

Destinations
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov/travel/destinat.htm
GlaxoSmithKline: http://www.immunizecanada.com/destinations.asp?lang=e

Travel Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov/travel/diseases.htm
GlaxoSmithKline: http://www.immunizecanada.com/travelDiseases.asp?lang=e

Travel Outbreaks
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov/travel/outbreaks.htm
World Health Organization: http://www.who.int/csr/don/en/

Taking Medications Across Borders
Public Health Agency of Canada: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/pub_e.html#recs

Travel Warnings
Foreign Affairs Canada: http://www.voyage.gc.ca/dest/sos/warnings-en.asp

Malaria Guideline (Canadian Recommendations for the Prevention & Treatment:Canada Communicable Disease Report,Health Canada)
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/ccdr-rmtc/04vol30/30s1/index.html

Malaria Risk by Country & Recommended Agent(s): http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/ccdr-rmtc/04vol30/30s1/appendix1_e.html
Map of Drug-Resistant Malaria: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/ccdr-rmtc/04vol30/30s1/page1_e.html#fig1a and short list http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/ccdr-rmtc/04vol30/30s1/page3_e.html#3d
Drugs for the Prevention of Malaria according to Resistance: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/ccdr-rmtc/04vol30/30s1/page3_e.html#Table3
Table of Drugs for the Prevention & Treamtnent of Malaria: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/ccdr-rmtc/04vol30/30s1/table8_e.html
Drugs for the Prevention & Treatment of Malaria: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/ccdr-rmtc/04vol30/30s1/page9_e.html

Ulcerative Colitis

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20071101/1323.html

Urinary Incontinence

Canadian Urologic Association Guidelines
http://www.cua.org/guidelines/Incontinence%20Guideline_E.pdf

The Canadian Continence Foundation
http://www.continence-fdn.ca/root/english/health-profs/clinicalpractice.html

Urinary Tract Infection, Uncomplicated

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20050801/451.pdf

Vitamins/Minerals/Nutrients/Supplements

Vitamins/Elements/Macronutrients: Dietary Reference Intake, Function, Recommended Dietary Allowance, Upper Limit, Food Sources, Adverse Effects
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/etext/000105.html

http://ods.od.nih.gov/health_information/Dietary_Reference_Intakes.aspx (Tables: Function,RDA/AI,UL,Food Sources,Adverse Effects)

Arsenic,Boron,Calcium,Chromium,Copper,Fluoride,Iodine,Iron,Magnesium,Manganese,Molybdenum,Nickel,Phosphorous,Selenium,Silicon,Vanadium,Zinc: http://www.iom.edu/Object.File/Master/7/294/0.pdf

Biotin,Choline,Folate,Niacin,Pantothenic Acid,VitB2(Riboflavin),Thiamin(VitB1),VitB6(Pyridoxine),VitB12(Cyancobalamin),VitC,VitD,VitE,VitK: http://www.iom.edu/Object.File/Master/7/296/0.pdf

Sodium,Choride.Potassium,Water,Inorganic Sulfate: http://www.iom.edu/Object.File/Master/20/004/0.pdf

Carbohydrate.Fiber,Fat,n-6 & n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (Linoleic Acid),Saturated & Trans Fatty Acids & Cholestrol,Protein & Amino Acids, Indispensable Amino Acids (Histidine,Isoleucine,Lysine,Leucine,Methionine & Cysteine,Phenylalanine & Tyrosine,Threonine,Tryptophan,Valine): http://www.iom.edu/Object.File/Master/7/300/0.pdf

Vitamins/Minerals/Herbs/Supplements
http://www.vitamin-facts.com

Vitamin & Mineral Supplement Fact Sheets
http://ods.od.nih.gov/Health_Information/Vitamin_and_Mineral_Supplement_Fact_Sheets.aspx

Dietary Supplement Fact Sheets
http://ods.od.nih.gov/Health_Information/Information_About_Individual_Dietary_Supplements.aspx

Electrolytes & Water: Adequate Intake, Function, Upper Limit, Food Sources, Adverse Effects
http://ods.od.nih.gov/health_information/Dietary_Reference_Intakes.aspx

Wound Care

National Guideline Clearinghouse Algorithms
http://www.guideline.gov/summary/summary.aspx?view_id=1&doc_id=8534

                      

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